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Colorado State Capitol (credit: Jason Hussong)

Gun Control, Violence Dominating Colorado Debate

The Colorado Senate planned to debate a measure Wednesday to encourage more businesses to allow patrons to carry concealed weapons.

01/30/2013

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Colorado Senate Bill On Civil Unions Expected To Be Heard This Week

Colorado lawmakers will again take up the issue of civil unions.

01/21/2013

Medical Marijuana (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation)

Marijuana DUI Standard Dies A 3rd Time In Colorado

A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Tuesday for a third time in Colorado, as lawmakers from both parties argued about how to fairly gauge whether someone is too stoned to get behind the wheel.

05/15/2012

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Divided Colorado Senate Approves ‘Buy American’ Bill

A divided Colorado Senate has voted along party lines to approve a bill giving preference in state contracts for American-made products and equipment.

04/16/2012

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Bill Would Make School Collective Bargaining Talks Open To Public

A bill requiring school districts to hold collective bargaining talks in public is heading to the Colorado Senate.

03/26/2012

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Bill To Ax Colorado Telecom Subsidy Gets 1st Hearing

A bill to overhaul to a ratepayer subsidy for telephone providers has had its first hearing in the Colorado Senate.

03/20/2012

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Lawmaker Per Diem Hike Clears Colorado Senate

A Colorado bill that includes more money for rural lawmakers awaits the governor’s signature.

02/29/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper’s Appointments Face Delay In Senate

The Colorado Senate has yet to act on 174 appointments from the Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper this session involving 55 boards and commission this year.

02/14/2012

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Immigrant Tuition Proposal Before Colorado Senate

A long-debated proposal about college tuition for illegal immigrants was expected for debate in the Colorado Senate Friday.

02/10/2012

Colorado State Capitol (credit: Jason Hussong)

Job Growth Top Priority As State Lawmakers Head Back To Work

Colorado state lawmakers head back to work this week with the top priority of putting more Coloradans back to work, but once again there’s an extremely tight budget.

01/09/2012

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